GPD Finland 2021, which is set for October 20-22 in Tampere, Finland, has issued a call for papers. The hybrid event will hold workshops from October 19-20 and conferences/networking from October 20-22.

The physical or live event part targets a maximum of 350 participants at the venue, out of which around 45 will be accepted to make oral presentations. A virtual event also will take place.
There are specific rules that must be taken into consideration before preparing any material to be presented at GPD conferences. These include:

  • The material must not be a sales pitch;
  • The presentation should not be brand focused; and
  • Papers must be non-commercial, industrial or industrial-scientific. They should present a product type and its use in a technical manner that is intriguing to industry experts.

The speaker fee of EUR 1,200 + VAT 24% includes:

  • One person’s (the speaker) admission to all conference sessions;
  • One presentation in the conference (oral);
  • Conference bag including proceedings material;
  • Daily lunches and coffees;
  • Transportation to conference and evening events (when needed); and
  • Admission to networking activities (including conference dinner).
    The deadline for submitting abstracts is April 18, 2021. Click here for more information regarding the call for papers.